Online Certificate

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant program prepares students to gain industry certifications and, ultimately, to work with patients in dental offices, community dental and health clinics, and hospital-based dental facilities. The MedCerts Dental Assistant program has been reviewed and approved by the AMT Board of Directors as an eligible program leading to RDA certification.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent high school graduates

About the Dental Assistant Certificate

Course length

14 weeks

Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours

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Today’s dental assistants perform a variety of clinical and administrative duties, and the MedCerts program covers the wide range of skills and objectives needed to meet industry demands for skilled and well-rounded dental assistants. This program prepares students to assist dentists and dental hygienists by providing the essential clinical and administrative skills needed in the dental setting. The program covers subjects such as dental anatomy and morphology, infection control, radiation health safety and radiographic skills, patient education, soft skills, dental materials, and essential chairside functions.

Regional Data (North Carolina)

Dental Assistants in North Carolina earn an average salary of $45,650 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Dental Assistant


Dental Sales


Dental Office Manager


Dental Lab Assistant

How Much Does a Dental Assistant Certificate Cost?

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access. Speak with an enrollment advisor to see what payment option you may qualify for.

Pay In Full


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Payment begins 30 days after your course start date.

*This advertised payment is for qualified applicants who choose the 18-month financing option. Other payment options available. Minimum deposit of $200 required to enroll.